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Charles H Cleaver

Charles H Cleaver

Date of Birth

2 February 1884


Borough Road College


Northfield School, Ealing

Service number


WW1 rank


Royal Army Medical Corps, 84th Field Ambulance

Theatre of war


Date of death

3 October 1918


Doiran Military Cemetery, Northern Greece


Private Charles Henry Cleaver was the son of Edward and Ellen Cleaver, and is described as being a regular member of his local church. Cleaver attended Borough Road College for 2 years, later gaining a BA in 1909. At Borough Road College he competed in tennis for the college, featuring as the umpire in the 1905-06 tennis team photos. He enlisted as a private in 1914 into the 84th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. He was 34 when he died in Greece on 3 October 1918, possibly as a result of wounds gained at the attacks on Pip Ridge and the Grande-Couronne. He left a widow, Doris A Cleaver.


Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, BFSS/2/9/10/1 [BRCTN001], Borough Road College 1903 applications, BRCCO003, Secondary source information provided by Douglas Craik (taken from Commonwealth War Graves Commission), 1906 Annual Report